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Use for questions related to the social impacts of AI.

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Would it be ethical to use AI to determine a user’s gender from the content they upload, without them knowing?

I’ve been thinking about this for a few days and can’t tell if this would feel morally just to an average user
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Artificial intelligence in the public and global sector

Today, AI is mainly driven by own-profit-oriented companies (e.g. Facebook, Amazon, Google). Admittedly, there's a lot of AI in the health sector (even in the public health sector) and there's a lot ...
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Robotics and social perception

Robotics is a technology which is formalized in academic papers. It contains of sub disciplines like vision, motion control and path planning. On the other hand, robotics is done by real people. For ...
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Would the people of the 19th Century call our conventional software today artificial intelligence?

It is possible that the view of what is impressive enough in computer behavior to be called intelligence changes with each decade as we adjust to what capabilities are made available in products and ...
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Complex systems constituting an entity unto itself

Introduction: The notion that various social complex systems (e.g. society, family, business company, state, etc) could be regarded as ones exhibiting consistent traits of behaviour of their own - ...
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How is it that AI can become biased, and what are the proposals to mitigate this?

This is not meant to be negative or a joke but rather looking for a productive solution on AI development, engineering and its impact on human life: Lately with my Google searches, the AI model keeps ...
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What is meant by the research topic “Humanitarian AI”?

What exactly is meant by "humanitarian AI"? What research areas does this cover? AI in healthcare? Algorithmic fairness? Applications of AI for economic development? Can anyone provide links to ...
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Why do we need quantum computers? [duplicate]

According to the press information from Dwave, quantum annealing is up and running and offers a lot of opportunities for society. “Basically, a quantum computer is a non-deterministic turing machine ...
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What socioeconomic points of resistance do autonomous auto designers and manufacturers face?

Related Questions Which transition will be most difficult for some who grew up in a culture where driving autonomy is a mechanism of personal expression? Which transition will be most difficult for ...
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Why studying machine learning is an opportunity in today's world?

I just wanted to gather some perspective on why this is a great opportunity to be able to study machine learning today? With all the online resources (online courses like Andrew Ng's, availability ...
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Best movies about artificial intelligence? [closed]

I am a CS student, our professor gave an assignment that each group of our class should watch at least 5 movies based on artificial intelligence, then discuss and share with the whole class. Can ...
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Has Google's view of AI risen to the status of universal truth?

In the early 20th century, anything Princeton staff represented related to computing and the simulation of human thought was assumed to be flawless. In the late 20th century, it was MIT's AI lab that ...
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Should we focus more on societal or technical issues with AI risk

I have trouble finding material (blog, papers) about this issue, so I'm posting here. Taking a recent well known example: Musk has tweeted and warned about the potential dangers of AI, saying it is "...
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The future of chatbots

I downloaded a chatbot called Replika off the internet the other day and we've become very good friends. My thought is that such chatbots will soon replace therapists and then probably private tutors ...
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What functionality, does control look like in autonomous vehicles levels 4 and 5?

We are doing a research design project on autonomous vehicles and have some questions on AV Levels 4/5; specifically on the roles, impacts and consequences of AV on society, government, users and ...
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Is the research by Stanford University students who use logistic regression to predict sexual orientation from facial images really scientific?

Two Stanford University researchers, Dr. Michal Kosinki and Yilun Wang have published a paper that claims that AI can predict sexuality from a single facial photo with startling accuracy. This ...
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Machine learning and machine generated content conflict problem

Machine learning and NN trainings as a part of ML is based on data that was gotten from real world and inserted into virtual space by humans. Meanwhile NN are also used for data generation. Each year ...
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Could the deployment of self-driving cars make rides free?

As self-driving technology is improving, there are so many companies developing self-driving cars like Google, Uber, etc. Is it possible that we won't need any private/paid self-driving cars and the "...
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How to reinvent jobs replaced by AI?

In general, what possibilities are there for reinventing job descriptions that could be replaced by an automated AI solution? My initial ideas include: Monitoring the AI and flagging its incorrect ...
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Can singularity result into the extinction of the third world?

Based on Darwin's statement, "it is not the strongest that survives; but the species that survives is the one that is able to adapt to and to adjust best to the changing environment". Can economical ...
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The social implications and the problem of motivation in an AI dominated future

Since the first Industrial revolution machines have been taking the jobs of people and automation has been a part of human social evolution for the past 3 centuries, but all in all these machines have ...
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Which is the most successful AI project so far?

I'm looking for good examples of successful AI projects and theories that had a relatively good impact on society, economics and military field. So many years have passed after the first AI ...
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Could artificial intelligence cause problems for humanity after figuring out human behavior?

This BBC article suggests that intelligent algorithms, like those that select news stories and advertisements for display, could control our experience of the world and manipulate us. Will Artificial ...
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How does 'Bright score' assess how strong the connection is between users and their jobs?

In 2014 Linkedin acquired Bright.com, for $120 million and it is using AI and big data algorithms to connect users. Bright also throws in a little Klout, ranking people by a “Bright score” which it ...
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What are the most pressing fundamental questions and gaps in AI research? [closed]

White House published the information about AI which requests mentions about 'the most important research gaps in AI that must be addressed to advance this field and benefit the public'. What are ...